For the second time in the past 20 plus years, Arsenal are on the lookout for a new manager/head coach.
Unai Emery – the chosen one to step into Arsene Wenger’s shoes after the legendary Frenchman left his position at the end of the 2017/18 season – was sacked on Friday morning.
The Spaniard paid the ultimate price for a seven-game winless run across all competitions and Thursday night’s 2-1 home loss in the Europa League against Eintracht Frankfurt proved to be the final straw.
In Emery’s place – albeit temporarily – is Gunners legend Freddie Ljungberg who as one of Emery’s assistant head coaches during the first four months of the new campaign.
In the statement, which was published on Arsenal’s website, Josh Kroenke – on behalf of…